Gangalee

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    Bright Kholinani Ndebele also known as Gangalee was born in Bulawayo in the beautiful country of Zimbabwe, moved to Johannesburg, South Africa at the age of four.  A qualified electrician, a father of three and an owner of a production company which does recordings, publishing, management and marketing of reggae artists. He was baptized Gangalee – a positive rude boy – at his musical rebirth.

    His debut album -A DE RULER – a product of Gallo Records features ten songs produced by Richie Siluma and written by Gangalee. It  received great reviews from local newspapers like The Daily Sun. The second – RAGGA MUFFIN SOLDIER-  features Anthony B (Jamaica), Skeleton Blazer and Billy S on vocals and co writing; Chris Kele and Nelson Moloi on production. It was recorded at Cool Spot studios  and performed with Hill house Crew, a live band of seven members and Gangalee and Billy S on vocals. It  won the award at the  South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards in 2013 for “Best Reggae Album”

    His third album GANGLEE RIDDIM FOR THE WORLD features various artists from Jamaica to Zimbabwe. The album was recorded in Gangalees’ studios, engineered by Richard Brown and Chris Kel and mastered by Spider man at anchor media Kingston Jamaica. Ganglee travelled to Kingston Jamaica to master the album . The album features Capleton King of fire, Jah thunder, Lutan fyah, Jah Gideon, Kevin Jah Firey (Jamaica), Music client (Zimbabwe), Black Dillinger, El Supreme and the local artist Muzzle Menelek. Therefore the albume.

    Ganglee has a slot on Thetha FM Community radio station in Orange Farm, a show called Friday Jamboree that caters for reggae and dancehall lovers in the Region G area and the Vaal Sedibeng area. His other radio show “Reggae on the waves” broadcast every Tuesdays on an internet radio station called Prosound LIVE.

    When he was fifteen his love for reggae took over his life as he  learnt how to toast and now he has become a songwriter and a composer and Studio owner.  He has worked with established names like Papa Noise, Mud Daddy, Cary Ma, Zwesh fi Kuksh, and the legendary Jah Crucial.

    ‘To me music is a mission and not competition music is a lifetime investment because generations to come will be listening and playing our music.’ Gangalee.

    Career Highlights

    Organised The battle of the Dj’s featuring the best of Gauteng’s upcoming ghetto youths, toasters and poets.

    Launched Jamaican superstar I-MARA’s album (Don’t take it personal)  with Cool Spot Production and Roots Rock Music.

    Performed at the Orange Farm Heritage day celebrations held by Solly Mkhabela Foundation featuring artists like Oskido, Big Nuzz, Dj Zinhle, and other acts. 2012

    Performed at the Bassline as guest artist for the live  recording of Cameroon reggae singer Ankias Vallyman’s dvd in 2012.

    Performed at the first ever Lucky Dube TRIBUTE AFTER PARTY HELD IN Newcastle, also present were the daughters of the late Lucky Dube, Nkulee Dube and Bongi Dube, Blak Dillinger, Nutty B, Skeleton Blazer, Momo Dread and Janett Tafari

    Hosted the first ever Music Unite Cape Town international Reggae Fest in Cape Town at blue waters beach featuring Capleton (Jamaica) with All Nations in  December 2012, where we saw 14 of Africa’s reggae artist from Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Congo bless Cape Town.

    Performed in Zimbabwe where as the main act supported by local artists.   artist with a Zimbabwean band and other local artist

    Toured Jamaica for two weeks to master the album called Gangalee Riddim for the world.

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